Geographical Adventures is a free flying game for Mac that features geographical elements as part of the gameplay. You have an aircraft that you’ll use to transport packages from one location to another, but you’ll need to time when you drop them from the sky. Other flying games you can try are Gotta Fly! and Platypus, but they aren’t as detailed in graphics.
The developer has provided the source code in case someone wants to port the game to other platforms or improve it. The movements are easy to master, but you’ll need to get your package drop timing right down to the millisecond. Also, knowing your geography will help, as the countries aren’t labelled as you fly over them.
Flying and delivering packages
When it comes to flying, Geographical Adventures seems to have plenty of that in stock. Without needing to stop for fuel or land for any other reason, you can fly around the globe for as long as you like. You don’t even need to initiate the mission if you don’t want to.
At the top of your screen, you’ll see three destinations. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to drop a package on a red dot in the country. Geographical Adventures measure your success by how close you are to that spot.
Brilliant graphics, no sound
The first aspect you’ll notice about Geographical Adventures is how beautiful the topography and lighting look. The developer went out of his way to ensure that the locations appear spectacular. The one significant downside is that there’s absolutely no sound, which makes it discouraging to play.
Another disappointing factor is the lack of features and functions. You can only turn left, right, up or down, plus there’s a button for dropping the package. If you want to select a destination, you can just tap the corresponding number. Hopefully, the developer will put more time into extra features.
For the joy of flying
Geographical Adventures presents a casual game where you can simply fly and enjoy the view, or attempt to drop the parcels at the designated locations. It doesn’t take long to circumnavigate the globe, which takes away from any form of realism. However, the day-night aspect is absolutely stunning.
If you’re into flying games give Geographical Adventures a try, but it will probably only last five minutes before you become bored of it.